Priscilla Pointer played the recurring fole of Rebecca Wentworth, Pam and Cliff's mother on the original CBS series "Dallas".
|Birth Name:||Priscilla Marie Pointer|
|Born:||May 18, 1924|
|Birthplace:||New York City, NY, U.S.|
|Spouse(s):||Robert Symonds |
(1981–2007; his death)
(1947–1979; his death; 3 children)
(or involved with):
|Dallas (first series)|
|Appeared as:||Rebecca Wentworth|
Veteran film and televison actress Priscilla Pointer (born Priscilla Marie Pointer May 18, 1924)  had a recurring role on the original CBS-TV Dallas TV series, as Rebecca Wentworth, the mother of Cliff Barnes (played by Ken Kercheval) and Pamela Barnes Ewing (played by Victoria Principal).
Pointer has appeared in many films, including Carrie (1976), in which she played the onscreen mother of her real-life daughter Amy Irving, The Onion Field (1979), Mommie Dearest (1981), Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983), A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987), David Lynch's Blue Velvet and Coyote Moon (1999). In addition to Carrie, she has played onscreen mother to real-life daughter Amy twice again: in Honeysuckle Rose (1980) and Carried Away (1996).
Priscilla's first starring television role was on Where the Heart Is as "Adrienne Harris Rainey" (1972–73). She has made many guest appearances on television, including such series as Adam-12, L.A. Law, The A-Team, Judging Amy, The Rockford Files and Cold Case.